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1. (Science: botany) The name of several poisonous umbelliferous herbs having finely cut leaves and small white flowers, as the Cicuta maculata, bulbifera, and virosa, and the conium maculatum. See conium.

The potion of hemlock administered to Socrates is by some thought to have been a decoction of Cicuta virosa, or water hemlock, by others, of conium maculatum.

2. (Science: botany) An evergreen tree common in North America (abies, or Tsuga, Canadensis); hemlock spruce. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks. (Longfellow)

3. The wood or timber of the hemlock tree. Ground hemlock, or dwarf hemlock. See ground.

Origin: oe. Hemeluc, humloc, as. Hemlic, hymlic.

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... look like any aphid I have ever met :?: :?: :?: And ken, do you mean wooly adelgid? Those bad boys have decimated entire forrest of Canadian hemlock Trees. :twisted: I have to check my trees all the time and watch that i dont get that. THere has been talk also in the hort trade about responsibility ...

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